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When it comes to cancer, it's crucial that it is diagnosed as early and accurately as possible, because depending on the type of cancer, this can hugely increase your chances of recovery. Unfortunately, medical professionals can sometimes make mistakes, and a late diagnosis or misdiagnosis can result in the cancer becoming more difficult to treat, or even becoming terminal.
Misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis can be classed as medical or clinical negligence, meaning you may be entitled to claim compensation.
Cancer misdiagnosis can be divided into two categories:
Different cancers develop in different ways and at different stages. If opportunities for a diagnosis are missed and the condition has developed to a more advanced stage, it may impact on your recovery outcome. A delay of a few months won't normally make much of a difference, but sometimes a delay of many months or years can be serious.
At Forbes, our expert clinical and medical negligence team can help you if you've suffered due to delayed diagnosis or misdiagnosis of: